verb in·ter·shoot \"+\

Definition of intershoot

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to shoot or flash at intervals hues … intershooting and to sight lost and recovered — William Wordsworth

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to intermingle with :  color in streaks flames intershooting the dense smoke

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of intershoot

inter- + shoot

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up intershoot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


capable of being understood in two ways

Get Word of the Day daily email!